Roger Federer announces retirement after the forthcoming Laver Cup 2022

Roger Federer: Roger Federer, one of the greatest tennis player of all time, recently announced that he had decided to bid farewell to professional tennis.

Key Highlights:

  • The forthcoming Laver Cup 2022 which is set to commence on September 23, 2022 will be his last tournament.
  • 41-year-old Federer's current net worth is around 550 million USD. 1 billion USD came after endorsements of brands and wearing their clothing.

Roger Federer's Tennis Career:

  • In his illustrious career, Roger Federer has won 103 ATP singles titles and overall 1,251 matches.
  • He has won a total of 20 Grand Slams in Men’s Singles Title.
  • These are 8 Wimbledon, 6 Australian, 5 US Open and a solitary French title.
  • His first win was in the year 2003 at Wimbledon where he had beaten Andy Roddick in the semi-finals and Mark Philippoussis in the final match.
  • He also became the first men’s singles player to reach the milestone of 20 grand slam titles.
  • Federer also eclipsed the record of 14 grand slams held by Pete Sampras.
  • Roger last won a grand slam title in 2018 at the Australian Open.
  • He holds the record for most consecutive weeks-237-at No-1 in the ATP Rankings.
  • Roger Federer: Awards
  • He was nominated for the Sportsmanship Award for a record of 13 times.
  • He has won ATP Fan’s Favourite for 17 consecutive years.
  • He was named the ATP Player of the Year and ITF World Champion 5 times.
  • He is also known for becoming the oldest ever World Number 1 at the age of 36.
  • He holds the record of being the only individual to win the BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year award 4 times.

About Roger Federer:

  • Roger Federer was born on August 8, 1981on August 8, 1981 in Basel, Switzerland.
  • He is a Swiss professional tennis player.
  • He trained at the Swiss National Tennis Center in Ecublens, Switzerland.
  • Federer has played in an era where he dominated men's tennis along with Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic as the Big Three, collectively considered by some to be the three most successful male tennis players of all time.
  • He spent 310 weeks as the world number 1, with 237 of them held consecutively.